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Legionella Roles and Responsibilities
From depots and on-board facilities to redundant outbuildings and old carriage wash systems, Legionella bacteria can grow in a wide range of locations within the rail industry. But who is responsible for managing the risk of Legionella and ensuring the health of safety of employees and the general public? In this blog, Paul Sear, national technical manager within SOCOTEC’s Water Hygiene team, explores the role that rail organisations must play with regards to Legionella management and the various responsibilities that this entails.
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From construction, rail and transport to energy and local authorities and services, all sectors of activity are affected by risk prevention and performance improvement.
SOCOTEC's blog section is dedicated to the topic of risk prevention, helping to improve company performance in this area. Each blog has been developed specifically with our customers in mind, providing them with regular information on the latest news related to risk prevention and allowing them to benefit directly from our expertise.
Here, you will find a selection of topics decoding current issues that are useful to your business. This includes articles (whether written under the aegis of our sector specialists or chosen for their contribution to the debate), news items, monitoring updates to sector regulations, expert opinions, concrete case studies and client feedback.
Whether you are a technical director, HSE manager, HR manager, company manager or project manager, we hope that our blogs will provide you with a daily insight into the issues that impact your industry.
We hope you enjoy reading!